In June, industrial production increased by 0.3 percent in the Euro Area and by 0.4 percent in the European Union (EU27), compared with June of 2012. Compared with May, seasonally adjusted industrial production grew by 0.7 percent in the Euro Area and by 0.9 percent in the EU27.
In June 2013 compared with June 2012, capital goods grew by 3.3 percent in the Euro Area and by 3.2 percent in the EU27. Durable consumer goods fell by 1.0 percent in the Euro Area and increased by 0.1 percent in the EU27. Non-durable consumer goods dropped by 1.1 percent and 0.5 percent respectively. Intermediate goods declined by 1.3 percent in the Euro Area and by 0.7 percent in the EU27. Energy decreased by 1.7 percent and 2.9 percent respectively.
Among the Member States for which data are available, industrial production rose in eleven and fell in eleven. The highest increases were registered in Romania (+9.6 percent), Poland (+5.3 percent) and Estonia (+4.7 percent), and the largest decreases in Finland (-5.9 percent), Bulgaria (-4.4 percent) and the Czech Republic (-3.0 percent).
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